To charge or not to charge? That is the question.

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To charge or not to charge? That is the question. Right now many business owners are in desperate need of support to help them get through the current crisis. These are unprecedented times and the question keeps popping up “should accountants charge for the additional help to their clients?” As a family run business, with … Read more To charge or not to charge? That is the question.

New loans for small businesses announced

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New loans for small businesses announced. Sadly, lockdown doesn’t seem to be ending soon. This means that we are going to be seeing more pressure on the economy and the chances of this being a 12-week blip to the economy with a large bounce back are getting less and less as lockdown trundles on. Cheesy … Read more New loans for small businesses announced

Do you run a children’s nursery?

Do you run a children's nursery?

DO YOU RUN A CHILDREN’S NURSERY? Beware of the new furlough rules!  If you operate a Childs Nursery or playground and receive funding from the County, please be aware of the new rules that were introduced by the Government on Friday. Click here for government guidelines Due to this change in guidance you will now need to calculate the … Read more Do you run a children’s nursery?

12 Ways to Cope When Life Suddenly Changes 

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12 Ways to Cope When Life Suddenly Changes  “We can’t control every aspect of our lives and we can’t stop change from happening. But how we respond to change will greatly affect our overall life experience.” This statement can’t be any more relevant than now due to the Coronavirus.  From a few dozen cases to … Read more 12 Ways to Cope When Life Suddenly Changes 

What we know so far update!

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What we know so far update! We now have some more guidance on the government’s help for individuals, businesses and the self-employed. For full details of all the help available see the government web page here. The Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund Most local authorities who are administering … Read more What we know so far update!

Are you suffering from too much sitting?

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Is your body suffering from too much sitting? Are you finding yourself sitting much more now if you are working from home, particularly if you used to get exercise walking to and from work, or from meeting rooms to your desk? Or maybe the ‘one session of outdoor exercise’ a day is encouraging bad sedentary … Read more Are you suffering from too much sitting?

How to preserve your cashflow during COVID-19 crisis

How to preserve your cashflow during Covid-19

How to preserve your cashflow during COVID-19 As the saying goes, turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cash flow is king. And never has that saying been ever truer. Use this tips sheet to help you preserve your cash flow so you are ready and able to trade again as normal when the restrictions … Read more How to preserve your cashflow during COVID-19 crisis

How to keep employees motivated when working virtually

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How to keep employees motivated when working virtually. Working virtually for a day or two is often a welcome relief from the noise and distractions of the office. But after a while, as sure as the sun rises in the morning, the novelty will wear off. This tip sheet is there to help you keep … Read more How to keep employees motivated when working virtually

Running effective virtual meetings

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Running effective virtual meetings Videoconferencing has been available for decades for larger companies, but until recently the majority of meeting attendees would be collected in a meeting room, with only a handful of people joining by video or audio. It takes effort for those in the room to remember that anyone is taking part remotely … Read more Running effective virtual meetings

Claim Your Small Business Grant – TODAY

The small business grant - are you eligible

Claim Your Small Business Grant – TODAY If your business is eligible for small business rate relief OR rural rate relief: Your local authority will provide you with a one-off grant of £10,000. (So, doesn’t need to be paid back).  If you are a retail, hospitality or leisure business: The government is giving you a … Read more Claim Your Small Business Grant – TODAY